Luminous-Lint - for collectors and connoisseurs of fine photography
HOME  BACK>>> Subscriptions <<< | Testimonials | Login | FREE NEWSLETTER

Getting around

 

HomeContentsVisual IndexesOnline ExhibitionsPhotographersGalleries and DealersThemes
AbstractEroticaFashionLandscapeNaturePhotojournalismPhotomontagePictorialismPortraitScientificStill lifeStreetWar
CalendarsTimelinesTechniquesLibrarySupport 
 

Stereographs Project

 
   Introduction 
   Photographers 
      A B C D E F G H  
      I J K L M N O P  
      Q R S T U V W X  
      Y Z  
   Locations 
   Backlists
 
HomeContentsPhotobooks > Book Details
0821223232
 
See larger photo
 
  
Imprints: David Plowden: A Retrospective 
 
  
Buy from USA Buy from UK Buy from Canada Buy from France Buy from Germany Buy from Japan 
[Click on the appropriate flag to buy the book]
Product Details 
  
 
Hardcover 
204 pages 
Bulfinch 
Published 1997 
  
From Library Journal 
  
After four decades and 19 books chronicling America's small farms, forgotten towns, and aging industrial symbols (see, e.g., Small Town America, LJ 7/94), Plowden's artistry and anger are undimmed. His pictures have always been exquisite acts of salvage. "The fact that the demise of the steam locomotive and the beginning of my career occurred simultaneously was a coincidence that determined the course of the rest of my life," Plowden writes. These 170 black-and-white prints from 40 years show Plowden in all his fields of study?from the New Jersey wastelands and West Virginia factory towns to a Brooklyn, IA, rooming-house; the plume of a Great Lakes steamer; the drama of an Indiana blast furnace; or the weathered beauty of a church door in New Diggings, WI. Keeping "one step ahead of the wrecking ball," he has wandered a heartbreaking landscape of endangered places and snapped much of it before it vanished. An excellent introduction to Plowden's beautiful work; highly recommended.?Nathan Ward, "Library Journal" 
  
Copyright 1998 Reed Business Information, Inc.  
  
 
  
Ingram 
  
From trains and bridges to small towns, steel mills, and steamboats, photographer David Plowden has devoted his career to memorializing the vestiges of America's industrial and rural past. Published in conjunction with retrospectives opening at Yale University and in Buffalo, this book covers Plowden's career and the very best of his work. 170 illustrations.
 
  
 
  

This photographer...

 
  
Bridges: The Spans of North America 
  
David Plowden
Click here to buy this book from Amazon
David Plowden: The American Barn 
  
David Plowden
Click here to buy this book from Amazon
Imprints: David Plowden: A Retrospective 
  
David Plowden; & Alan Trachtenberg (Introduction)
Click here to buy this book from Amazon
 
 
  
 
  
HOME  BACK>>> Subscriptions <<< | Testimonials | Login | FREE NEWSLETTER
 Facebook LuminousLint 
 Twitter @LuminousLint